Flickr is a great site, no doubt about that. Great to share photos with others, brilliant design. But there is one thing that always made me thinking. Flickr often is named as a best practise for the strength of tagging vs the weaknesses of taxonomies. I do not like the way of tagging on flickr. I do not
As tagging is a relatively new phenomenon, it is not surprising that there is not much existing literature yet. But when i was googling yesterday for tagging pattern design it was disappointing though. I didn’t find a collection of examples how adding/removing of tags and other metadata should be designed. So i have to start by myself? delicious is the
Can be found on several blogs, nevertheless very impressive and worth a post: an experimental interaction demo by Jefferson Y. Han, Department of Computer Science, New York University.